Andrew Michler

German Armory Transformed into Stunning Solar School

by , 08/27/10

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Inside the 4,400 square meter building, the original concrete floor and support beams are kept intact. Each of the Modular, highly-insulated classrooms located throughout the building has its own climate control. The result is essentially a double-skinned environment that has a greatly reduced energy load. The school is the seed for a much larger science and learning center that will make use of the existing buildings located on-site.

+ HHS Architketen

Via Detail.de

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2 Comments

  1. Gen7's Prefab Eco Class... September 17, 2010 at 12:40 pm

    [...] out their student body increased they went to Gen7 for a solution. Construction started on the modular classrooms on June 1st in the AMS factory in Manteca, CA, and the units were delivered on July 15th, installed [...]

  2. chrismerwin August 27, 2010 at 12:15 pm

    This is really kind of remarkable. I would love to get the reactions of both the Bundeswehr who were stationed there and the kids who will study there. Its a beautiful design!

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